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There are 3 ways to get from Franklin Lakes to Connecticut by bus, train or car

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Line 752 bus, train  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the line 752 bus from Franklin Ave At Bowers Ln to Wilsey Square At West Ridgewood Ave 752
  2. Take the train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  3. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
  5. Take the train from Stamford to Bridgeport

$66 - $196

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Van Neste Square to Port Authority Bus Terminal 164 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$16 - $39

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Franklin Lakes to Bridgeport 70.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Franklin Lakes to Connecticut is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Franklin Lakes to Connecticut is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Franklin Lakes to Connecticut. However, there are services departing from Franklin Ave At Bowers Ln and arriving at Fairfield Ave. at Iranistan Ave. via Van Neste Square, New York, Ny and Bridgeport Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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The distance between Franklin Lakes and Connecticut is 89 miles. The road distance is 70.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Franklin Lakes to Connecticut without a car is to line 752 bus and train which takes 3h 55m and costs $65 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Franklin Lakes to Connecticut, including transfers.

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Franklin Lakes to Connecticut bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Van Neste Square station.

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Franklin Lakes to Connecticut bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bridgeport, Ct station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Franklin Lakes to Connecticut is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Franklin Lakes to Connecticut.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Connecticut. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Franklin Lakes to Connecticut.
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  • Distance: 88.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA and Connecticut, USA?

You can take a bus from Franklin Lakes to Bridgeport via Van Neste Square, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Bridgeport, Ct, and Bridgeport Transportation Center in around 4h 47m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from Stamford to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Franklin Ave At Bowers Ln to Wilsey Square At West Ridgewood Ave
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Van Neste Square to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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